The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Carpococcyx viridis Salvadori, 1879

Sumatran ground-cuckoo, Sumatran ground cuckoo

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1916

Rediscovered in November 1997

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Sumatra, Indonesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Salvadori, T. (1879). Catalogo di una collezione di ucc(e?)lli fatta nella parte occidentale di Sumatra dal Prof. Odoardo Beccari. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor.Nat. Genova 14: 169-253.

 

Other references:

Anonymous. (2006). Cuckoo caught on camera. World Birdwatch 28(3): 9.

Anonymous. (2008). World's rarest Cockatoo rediscovered in Indonesia. Available from: #https://www.prweb.com/releases/rare/cockatoo/prweb1506694.htm

BirdLife International. (2012). Carpococcyx viridis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 July 2012.

Brickle, N. (2007). Sumatran Ground Cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis seen in the wild for the first time. BirdingAsia 7: 52.

Collar, Nigel J. and Long, Adrian J. (1995). Taxonomy and names of [i]Carpococcyx[/i] cuckoos from the Greater Sundas. Forktail 11: 135-150.

Collar, Nigel J. and Sykes, Brian R. (2009). Lost, found and saved—OBC conservation: the next 25 years. BirdingASIA 11: 41-46.

Dinata, Y.; Nugroho, A.; Haidir, I. A.; Linkie, M. (2008). Camera trapping rare and threatened avifauna in west-central Sumatra. Bird Conservation International 18(1): 30-37.

Finsch, O. (1898). On the specific distinction of the ground-cuckoos of Borneo and Sumatra. Notes Leyden Mus. 20: 97-100.

Levy, Ceri and Steadman, Ralph. (2015). Nextinction. London: Bloomsbury Publishing. 224 pp.

Zetra, B.; Rafiastanto, A.; Rombang, W. M.; Trainor, C. R. (2002). Rediscovery of the critically endangered Sumatran Ground Cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis. Forktail 18: 63-65.

https://birdbase.hokkaido-ies.go.jp/rdb/rdb_en/carpviri.pdf

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/camera-trap-records-nearly-extinct-cuckoo-bird-in-sumatra/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6584/sumatran-ground-cuckoo-rediscovered

 

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